CMCA Sunday Salons | Materiality Exhibition Artist Talks

  • November 21, 2017

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art invites the public to attend a series of Sunday Salon gallery talks with artists featured in the current exhibition, Materiality: The Matter of Matter on December 3, 10, 17 and February 4, at 3pm. CMCA's Sunday Salons are an ongoing series of engaging talks and conversations by artists and leaders in the fields of contemporary art and design. Sunday Salons are free to CMCA members; others by admission. Participants are invited to stay following the talks for further conversation and refreshments.  

Artist Robert Rauschenberg has said, “You begin with the possibilities of the material.” The artists in the exhibition, Materiality: The Matter of Matter, will present engaging, short talks about the materials they use, how they use them, and why. Each artist will feature 5 slides of their work and influences. 

The first talk in the series is Sunday, December 3 featuring Adam Lampton (South Portland), Ben Potter (Belfast) and Ian Trask (Brunswick). On Sunday, December 10, the series will include a performance by Heather Lyon (Blue Hill) with a talk following. Sunday, December 17, will include talks by Stephanie Cardon (Cushing and Roslindale, MA), Lisa Kellner (Deer Isle) Loretta Park (Brunswick and Jamaica Plain, MA) and Emilie Stark-Menneg (Brunswick). The final talk of the series will be held on Sunday, February 4 and includes Jackie Brown (Bath), Jonathan Mess (Jefferson) and Aaron T Stephan (Portland). 

For more information on the exhibition and the artists in the series, visit


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